1. Performs equipment maintenance and repair. Modifies and adjusts equipment and apparatus according to experiment and specifications. 2. Creates instructional materials. Oversees and instructs support staff and students in laboratory techniques and equipment usage. 3. Performs specialized scientific/laboratory procedures and techniques. Formulates scientific solutions and media. 4. Maintains laboratory facilities and work areas. Orders supplies, equipment, and apparatus for laboratory experiments. 5. Performs additional functions incidental to laboratory activities.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field (microbiology, genetics, and immunobiology strongly preferred). Experience with qPCR, RT-PCR, and septic culture methods. Experience with animal experiments using mice to expand parasite cultures. Experience with insects.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor's degree in a related field (microbiology, genetics, and immunobiology strongly preferred). Experience with qPCR, RT-PCR, and septic culture methods. Experience with animal experiments using mice to expand parasite cultures. Experience with insects.
Posting Position Title: Laboratory Assistant 3
Required Skill/ability 3: Basic computer skills including Word and Excel.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Lab Assistant
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability on a research study in a lab environment. Experience with molecular biological methods, including PCR, RNA and DNA extraction. Familiarity with Biosafety level 2 regulations.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Conscientious and reliable. Good communications skills.
Required Skill/ability 2: Interest and ability to work with insect maintenance with lab members in the insectary; willingness to learn these methods.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree
Internal Number: 64826BR
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